United Arab Emirates

geographical name \ ˈtrü-shəl \
variants: or formerly Trucial States or Trucial Oman play \ō-ˈmän, -ˈman\

Definition of United Arab Emirates

country in northeastern Arabia on the Persian Gulf between Qatar and Oman capital Abu Dhabi area 32,278 square miles (83,600 square kilometers), population 7,000,000
Note: The United Arab Emirates is a republic composed of seven sheikhdoms (Abu Dhabi, ʽAjman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah, Dubayy, Ra's al Khaymah, and Umm al Qaywayn) formerly under British protection.


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